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The battle of Zama

The battle of Zama

Print showing Scipio Africanus on horseback with Roman soldiers engaging Hannibal, riding a war elephant, during the battle of Zama. Title devised by Library staff. Trimmed within plate. Lower right and left co... more

Femmes d' Afrique, en differens Habits. 1. Femmes de qualite, 2. femmes du commun, 3. esclaves J.N. Tardieu filius sculp

Femmes d' Afrique, en differens Habits. 1. Femmes de qualite, 2. femme...

Print shows three groups of African women wearing the dress of upper class and lower class women, and a female slave with two children. Title from item. Printed at bottom right: T. IV. No. XXIV. Trimmed to with... more

Portraits of Hannibal and Cyprian, with vignettes illustrating African character and wrongs

Portraits of Hannibal and Cyprian, with vignettes illustrating African...

An abolitionist print, asserting the nobility of the African peoples and deploring their inhumane treatment under the slave trade. There are two vignettes: "Treatment of the Africans" (top) showing African nati... more

The plot exposed! or, Abolitionism, Fanny Wright, and the Whig party! The following sermon, delivered at the African church in Church Street, by the Rev. Moses Parkes, a colored preacher from Canterbury, Conn, drew from Miss Desdamont the letter

The plot exposed! or, Abolitionism, Fanny Wright, and the Whig party! ...

Desdamont, Fanny Wight.; Parkes, Moses. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 56, Folder 35.

[African American man, possibly named "Small", full length studio portrait, well-dressed, standing, facing front with left hand resting on the back of a chair] / photographed by B.F. Reimer, No. 624 Arch Street, Philada.

[African American man, possibly named "Small", full length studio port...

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in ink and pencil on verso: Small. On verso: No. 13185. Purchase; Marian Carson; 2001; (DLC/PP-2001:068). Forms part of: Marian S. Carson Collection at the Library of Congress.

Remarkable human phenomena! The African twins ... Christina and Milly ... are now on view ... Egyptian Hall, Piccadilly ...

Remarkable human phenomena! The African twins ... Christina and Milly ...

Advertisement with an illustration of the Siamese twins.

[African American woman holding a white child]

[African American woman holding a white child]

Rinhart, no. 119. Modern handwritten note in case: Slave nanny/white child image came from an estate sale somewhere in the flat lands delta area of Arkansas. Likely from one of the following Arkansas towns: Hel... more

[Unidentified African American woman]

[Unidentified African American woman]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 150. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2014; (DLC/PP 2014:202) More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Geor... more

[Studies of child, woman, gentleman, African American man & soldier]

[Studies of child, woman, gentleman, African American man & soldier]

Title devised. Formerly Waud no. B-162. Gift, J.P. Morgan, 1919 (DLC/PP-1919:R1.2.926) Forms part of: Morgan collection of Civil War drawings.

[Half-length portrait of an African American woman wearing a hat and holding parasol]

[Half-length portrait of an African American woman wearing a hat and h...

Title devised by Library staff. Purchase; William A. Gladstone; 1995; (DLC/PP-1995:113.116) Title devised by Library staff. Gladstone's inventory code and notes: CDV85; Civilians II. General information about t... more

The African Church, Richmond, Va.

The African Church, Richmond, Va.

Photograph shows group of African American men and women in front of the church on Broad Street in Richmond. No. B1211. Title from item. Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

[Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform and young African American boy]

[Unidentified soldier in Union officer's uniform and young African Ame...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-57. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part of: Lil... more

[Military railroad operations in northern Virginia: African American laborers working on rail]

[Military railroad operations in northern Virginia: African American l...

No. 54 (handwritten) and 2555 (stamped) on mount. Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of Civil War photos, military construction and transportation in Northern Virginia and elsewhere / United States Mili... more

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union cavalry uniform with sword]

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union cavalry uniform with s...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 1-52. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: Re... more

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union infantry sergeant's uniform and black mourning ribbon with bayonet in front of painted backdrop]

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union infantry sergeant's un...

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Leather; floral design. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Forms part... more

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform]

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 2-54; vintage brass mat supplied by donor. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2011; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.g... more

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union corporal's uniform]

[Unidentified African American soldier in Union corporal's uniform]

Title devised by Library staff. Case: Berg, no. 3-276. Gift; Tom Liljenquist; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:127). More information about this collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.lilj Purchased from: G... more

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Reaping]

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Rea...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1866 Oct. 20), p. 72, no. 5. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption... more

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Threshing]

[African American workers on Cape Fear River rice plantation, N.C. Thr...

Illus. in: Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, (1866 Oct. 20), p. 72, no. 6. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card, with subsequent revisions. Caption... more

Miss Alexandria Tinne, the celebrated African traveler, recently murdered by a party of Arabs [Miss Tinne seated, full lgth., (3); Black girl standing behind her]

Miss Alexandria Tinne, the celebrated African traveler, recently murde...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 29, no. 738 (1869 Nov. 13), p. 149. Reference copy may be in BIOG FILE. Caption card tracings: Af... more

The African race in Congress - Hon. John Willis Menard addressing the House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., Feb. 27th

The African race in Congress - Hon. John Willis Menard addressing the ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 28, no. 703 (1869 Mar. 20), p. 13. Reference copy may be in LOT 4422-E. Caption card tracings: Co... more

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American woman, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American woman, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of African American girl, seated]

[Portrait of African American girl, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing by a plant]

[African American man, full-length portrait, standing by a plant]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

[African American boy, full-length portrait, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Full-length portrait of African American man, standing]

[Full-length portrait of African American man, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of two young African American women, one standing, one seated]

[Portrait of two young African American women, one standing, one seate...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Unidentified African American man] / Broadbent & Phillips, 1206 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

The head of the nation's nightmare - see what dreams may come from too free an indulgence in the "pipe of peace" [caricature of Ulysses S. Grant in bed dreaming; visions of African American revolt in Louisiana and Modoc Indian massacre in Oregon]

The head of the nation's nightmare - see what dreams may come from too...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 36 (1873 May 3), p. 132.

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: At the pump - 3 African Americans at water pump]

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: At the pump - 3 African ...

Stereo copyrighted by Kilburn Brothers. No. 469. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African Americans Working; Pumps; Street vendors; Cotton Industry; Rice; Docks; Geogr.

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Street venders]

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Street venders]

Stereo copyrighted by Kilburn Brothers. No. 466. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African Americans Working; Pumps; Street vendors; Cotton Industry; Rice; Docks; Geogr.

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Gossiping at the gate]

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Gossiping at the gate]

Stereo copyrighted by Kilburn Brothers. No. 468. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African Americans Working; Pumps; Street vendors; Cotton Industry; Rice; Docks; Geogr.

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Cotton warehouse, carrying cotton]

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Cotton warehouse, carryi...

Stereo copyrighted by Kilburn Brothers. No. 465. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African Americans Working; Pumps; Street vendors; Cotton Industry; Rice; Docks; Geogr.

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Toating rice on dock]

[African Americans working, Charleston, S.C.: Toating rice on dock]

Stereo copyrighted by Kilburn Brothers. No. 462. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: African Americans Working; Pumps; Street vendors; Cotton Industry; Rice; Docks; Geogr.

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

[Portrait of an African American man, standing]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Bust portrait of African man with jam pot hanging from his ear, Kenya]

[Bust portrait of African man with jam pot hanging from his ear, Kenya...

Title devised by Library staff from caption card and item. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

[Portrait of an African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American woman, seated]

[African American woman, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[African American woman, seated]

[African American woman, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of African American man, seated]

[Portrait of African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

[Portrait of young African American man, seated]

[Portrait of young African American man, seated]

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of the Anthony Barboza collection.

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. "Undine"

The African slave-trade - slaves taken from a dhow captured by H.M.S. ...

Print shows African men, women and many children. In the background, two British sailors. Title from item. Illustrated in The Graphic. London, June 7, 1884, p. 548

[African American dandy strikes another dandy with an umbrella]

[African American dandy strikes another dandy with an umbrella]

V35189 U.S. Copyright Office. Title devised by Library staff. No. 12. Copyrighted 1890 by The Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich.

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left, reading book]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing left, reading bo...

Helen Nanny Burroughs Collection (Library of Congress)

[African American men preparing to serve a meal in an outdoor setting among trees]

[African American men preparing to serve a meal in an outdoor setting ...

Title devised by Library staff. Forms part of: Booker T. Washington Collection (Library of Congress).

[Cabins of African Americans near Thomasville, Georgia, showing structure and position of chimneys]

[Cabins of African Americans near Thomasville, Georgia, showing struct...

In album. Formerly identified as vol. 4. Title and other information transcribed from unverified, old caption card data.

[African American, seated, playing banjo]

[African American, seated, playing banjo]

X1249 U.S. Copyright Office Created and "copyrighted 1892 by Calvert Litho. Co., Detroit, Mich." No. 16. Title devised. Forms part of: Minstrel poster collection (Library of Congress)

[Alaska - Klondike - "Devil's Bluff portage in the canyon near Sheep Camp"; group of 8 African Americans and Whites making portage]

[Alaska - Klondike - "Devil's Bluff portage in the canyon near Sheep C...

Photo copyrighted by Winter & Pond, #137. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[African American workers doing laundry at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing]

[African American workers doing laundry at the Bureau of Engraving & P...

Title devised by Library and BEP staff. Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).

[12 African American boys posed at fence]

[12 African American boys posed at fence]

Photoprint copyrighted by F.L. Howe. Originally filed in SSF - NEGRO CHILDREN. This record contains unverified data from caption card.

[Caricatures of African American boys: "all in the dark" pot-bellied boy sitting amid watermelon rinds with contented look]

[Caricatures of African American boys: "all in the dark" pot-bellied b...

This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: Shelf.

[Young man in African costume with turban]

[Young man in African costume with turban]

On mount (verso): "by" pencil, upper right. Title and other data comes from a curatorial worksheet compiled at LC in 1992-93. Forms part of the Louise Imogen Guiney Collection. Cite as: The Louise Imogen Guiney... more

[African American infant, seated in chair, wearing christening gown, facing front]

[African American infant, seated in chair, wearing christening gown, f...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 218. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 117. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing slightly left]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 147. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 191. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African Americans, mostly women, sorting tobacco at the T. C. Williams & Co., tobacco, Richmond, Virginia]

[African Americans, mostly women, sorting tobacco at the T. C. William...

Title from caption card, with correction from T.B. to T.C. Williams. Images collected by W.E.B. Du Bois and Thomas J. Calloway for the "American Negro Exhibit" at the Paris Exposition of 1900 (Exposition univer... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 202. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African Americans arriving at church]

[African Americans arriving at church]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 273. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American man standing at tall picket fence in front of house]

[African American man standing at tall picket fence in front of house]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 263. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing front]

[African American man, half-length portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 9. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P Re... more

[Exterior view of church with group of African American men standing on steps in Georgia]

[Exterior view of church with group of African American men standing o...

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 4, no. 336. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American children posed for portrait on a porch]

[African American children posed for portrait on a porch]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 289. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, smiling]

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front, smi...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 7. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P Re... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 139. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 120. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 134. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American man, half-length portrait, right profile]

[African American man, half-length portrait, right profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 111. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 146. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[Portrait group of African American Carpenters union, Jacksonville, Florida]

[Portrait group of African American Carpenters union, Jacksonville, Fl...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Reportedly displayed as part of the American Negro exhibit at the Paris Exposition of 1900. Caption card tracings: Occupations; African Americans Wor... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 157. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

[African American girl, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 11. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American girl, half-length portrait, with right hand to cheek, with illustrated book on table]

[African American girl, half-length portrait, with right hand to cheek...

Attribution to Askew from Photography on the color line. In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 210. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as sur... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, left profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 22. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African Americans standing outside of a church]

[African Americans standing outside of a church]

In album (disbound): Negro life in Georgia, U.S.A., compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 277. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in ... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 3, no. 221. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, head resting on left hand, facing front]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, head resting on left ha...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 69. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, half-length portrait, right profile]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, right profile]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 2, no. 113. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P ... more

[Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., 1899 - male and female African American and Indian students in Ancient History class  studying Egypt]

[Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., 1899 - male and female African Ameri...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision subject: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute - Liberal Arts & Science... more

[American Indian and African American students at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va. 1900(?) - men and women learning how to plow field]

[American Indian and African American students at Hampton Institute, H...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card. Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress). LOT subdivision subject: Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute - Agricultural Science.

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

[African American woman, half-length portrait, facing slightly right]

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 64. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly left]

[African American woman, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly ...

In album (disbound): Types of American Negroes, compiled and prepared by W.E.B. Du Bois, v. 1, no. 46. B&w copy prints for LOT 11930 are provided as surrogates of original photographs for reference use in P&P R... more

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